How We Made It: Payments company adapts business model to reality of African market
20 Nov 2014 - Skrill’s emerging market model will be launching in Côte d’Ivoire, Rwanda and Tanzania in the next few weeks.
Kachwanya: Dear ORANGE, time you gave subscribers the real deal
20 Nov 2014 - I really did not care for Orange before today. Now, read this; “ Integrated telecommunications solutions provider Orange has earmarked 2015 for further subscriber acquisition and the overall growth of its business.” So I thought to myself, finally, someone discovered...
TechMoran: ZTE & FAWE Launch an Entrepreneurs Empowerment Fund for Women in Western Kenya
20 Nov 2014 - Chinese telcom firm ZTE and Forum for African Women Educationists (FAWE) have rolled out a financial empowerment program for women in Western
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TechMoran: Microsoft to Supply Devices & Cloud Technology Real Madrid
20 Nov 2014 - Microsoft and Real Madrid C.F. have signed a deal that will make the tech firm the club’s exclusive devices and technology supplier
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TechMoran: Rocket Internet’s Lamudi Unveils Version 1.5 of its iOS App in 11 Countries
20 Nov 2014 - Rocket Internet-backed property classifieds sitel Lamudi has rolled out its iOS app for property seekers in a further 11 countries making the
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How We Made It: Meet the Boss: Amr Shady, CEO, TA Telecom
20 Nov 2014 - "The world is becoming smaller and smaller, and we need to make sure African companies have the tools to compete."
TechMoran: Google Replaced by Yahoo as Firefox’s Default Search Provider
20 Nov 2014 - Mozilla and Yahoo have entered into a five-year partnership that makes Yahoo the default search provider for Firefox on mobile and desktop.
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TechMoran: Dovibe Wants to be Uganda’s Informative Social Network
20 Nov 2014 - A Kampala startup called Vibe Labs is set to launch a new social network for those who are tired of Facebook, Twitter
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How We Made It: Kenyan businesswoman wants to make tea ‘funky’
20 Nov 2014 - Flora Mutahi recently launched her first tea café in Nairobi.
TechMoran: iHub & 1776 Partner to Bring the $650,000 Challenge Cup 2015 to Nairobi
20 Nov 2014 - iHub and 1776 have partnered to bring the $650,000 Challenge Cup 2015, a global startup competition in Kenya on January 22 2015
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TechMoran: Uber Launches in Cairo
20 Nov 2014 - Uber has launched in Cairo and though it’s in testing phase, this is still great news for people in Cairo and bad
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TechMoran: Smart solar firm BBOXX marks more than 1 million watts of solar power installed
20 Nov 2014 - UK-based solar firm BBOXX, a solar systems firm for the mass market on a monthly payment plan in 35 countries and 30
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Nation Tech: Youth create real estate location website
20 Nov 2014 - How about using your phone to browse properties located hundreds of kilometres away instead of going to search physically?
Duwaa: Soon Your Boss Will Allow You to Facebook All Day at The Office and This is Why
20 Nov 2014 - In man y work place in the World right now, Facebook among other social media platforms have been banned. I happened to attend a University that at one time had also banned the use of social networks. Why? Well because they say Facebook reduces productivity.
Duwaa: Say Goodbye to Your Power Guy, Kenya Power to Introduce Smart Meters With Real Time Information Come January
20 Nov 2014 - Soon you won’t have to open your door to that strange and sometimes rude Kenya Power employee who intrudes your comfort at home just so he can get your meter reading. Also another thing that will soon be a thing of the past is having to go to Stima House to inquire...
TechMoran: Smartphone Tax Importation In Ghana Has Been Cut By 20%
20 Nov 2014 - Ghanians will now be able to import their smartphones at a 20 percent off the regular price as the government, just
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TechMoran: TomTom brings navigation technology to Acer smartphones
20 Nov 2014 - Acer smartphones just got better in navigation, thanks to TomTom (TOM2) who have just made a deal with the
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TechMoran: Global Classified Advertising Revenue Hits $100 Billion
20 Nov 2014 - A new report by the AIM Group states that revenues from the global classified advertising industry are closing in on the $100
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TechMoran: Philips & SNV Partner To Launch Cooking Solutions For Communities In Africa
20 Nov 2014 - Royal Philips and the SNV Netherlands Development Organisation, have partnered to improve access to clean cooking solutions in Africa by introducing
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TechMoran: ITU, GSMA & Internet Society Join Hands To Fight Ebola Through ICT
20 Nov 2014 - The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the GSMA and the Internet Society (ISOC), have partnered to fight against Ebola. The three organizations
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HumanIPO: Mobile subscribers in Africa set to hit one billion – Ericsson
20 Nov 2014 - By 2020 smartphone subscriptions are forecast to top 6.1 billion. Ericsson also predicts that 85 percent of Middle East and Africa mobile subscriptions will be 3G/4G by 2020.
“Despite this increased rate of sales, which will see the addition of an estimated 800...
HumanIPO: Vodafone, Afrimax partner to provide voice and data services in Uganda
20 Nov 2014 - Announcing a non-equity framework agreement, both companies said together they will explore potential partner market opportunities in a variety of territories in Africa.
Vodafone Partner Markets Chief Executive Stefano Gastaut said: “Uganda is an attractive market and...
Duwaa: Come On BAKE Share the Wealth, It's Our Time to Eat
20 Nov 2014 - One of the highlights of last year was the Presidential debate, and when I think back to that event one name comes to mind Mohammed Abduba Dida, the man that stole the show with hilarious utterations and gimmicks. I remember a specific quote ‘It’s our time to eat’...
Nation Tech: Firefox browsers switch to Yahoo for online search
20 Nov 2014 - Firefox maker Mozilla announced Wednesday that it is switching to Yahoo as the default service for online searches done through the Web browser in the United States.
iHub: Startup Incubators 1776 and iHub Partner to Bring Challenge Cup 2015 to Nairobi
20 Nov 2014 - Two of the world’s foremost incubators join forces to identify Kenya’s most promising startups as part of global competition Challenge Cup 2015, is a global competition that spans 16 cities in 11 countries to identify the most promising startups with the best ideas to...
IT News Africa: Orange to launch new Wi-Fi service in SA
20 Nov 2014 - The first phase of the project will offer free Wi-Fi to anyone making use of a Wi-Fi enabled device. (image credit: Romania Insider)
In partnership with the City of Cape Town, telecommunications service provider Orange is currently planning the imminent launch of its...
Kachwanya: Forget Twitter & Facebook alerts, KPLC to go GPRS
20 Nov 2014 - Kenya Power and Lighting company will soon introduce smart meters for consumers, a project that brings with it different dynamic s of operation. Today, a tangible number of companies are using digital platforms to communicate to customers as well as get feedback from...
Techweez: Safaricom’s New Acquisition M-Ledger App Covers Large Gap In Personal Payments Reconciliation
20 Nov 2014 - Safaricom on Wednesday launched an app that will assist in tracking mobile money transactions on an easy to use user interface for Mpesa. The app called M-Ledger is not new, it has been in use for some time now and before it was pulled down in favour of the new app,...
TechMoran: Kenya bets on infrastructure, natural resources to boost foreign inflows
20 Nov 2014 - Kenya is greatly putting a huge bet on the growth of investments out of the discovery of oil and natural
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TechMoran: LeapFrog Investments Acquires an $18.7m Majority Stake in Resolution Insurance
20 Nov 2014 - LeapFrog Investments has acquired a KSh 1.68b ($US18.7m) majority stake in Resolution Insurance, though its holding company, Resolution Health East Africa Limited
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